Vocus Announces PRWeb Partnership With Local World to Extend Distribution in the United Kingdom

Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS), a leading provider of cloud-based marketing and public relations software, today announced a new partnership with Local World, one of the U.K. s largest regional newspaper publishers, to significantly extend PRWeb s local distribution in the U.K. market. Already the leader in news release distribution and online visibility, these new channels substantially enhance PRWeb s local reach for customers in the U.K.

 PRWeb is dedicated to providing the highest news release visibility in the industry with strong national and online visibility in all our markets,  said Vocus Chief Marketing and Product Officer You Mon Tsang.  The partnership with Local World delivers our U.K. clients visibility online, nationally and now, locally. 

Formed by Northcliffe Media and Iliffe News and Media in 2012, Local World publishes 107 daily titles. Thirty of these well-read, regional publications are now available for news release distribution through PRWeb, including the Bristol Post, Nottingham Post, Plymouth Herald, Derby Telegraph, Canterbury Times and Sentinel Stoke.

 Local World is dedicated to providing businesses unrivaled access to local consumers,  said Local World Head of Campaigns Simon Burgess.  By working with PRWeb, we are providing even further value to our customers, as well as relevant and up-to-date business news to our loyal readers. 

This expanded distribution is available in most PRWeb U.K. packages, including Standard, Advanced, Premium and Financial releases and in every news release distributed through the Vocus Marketing Suite.

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About Cision
Cision is a leading global media intelligence company, serving the complete workflow of today s communications, social media and content marketing professionals. Offering the industry s most comprehensive PR and social software, rich analytics and a Global Insights team, Cision enables clients to improve their marketing and strengthen data-driven decision making. Cision also represents the Gorkana Group, PRWeb, Help a Reporter Out (HARO) and iContact brands. Headquartered in Chicago, Cision has over 100,000 customers worldwide and maintains offices in Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Portugal, Sweden, Finland and China. For more information, visit www.cision.com or follow @Cision on Twitter.